Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplane Survivors USA: Texas, Corpus Christi, USS Lexington

Texas Warplanes, Corpus Christi

USS Lexington Museum

Data current to 7 Aug 2018.

Corpus Christi, USS Lexington Museum, 2914 Shoreline Drive.  PO Box 23076, 78402-1116.  There are 20 aircraft aboard, all on loan from the NMNA.

USS Lexington CV-16.

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Beechcraft T-34B Mentor (Serial No. 140936).

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Bell AH-1S Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 76-22574), 601.

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Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless (BuNo. 06694).

 (Wayne Whited, USN Photo)

Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior from tactical electronic warfare squadron VAQ-34 Electronic Horsemen at the Naval Air Station Dallas, Texas, on 1 February 1988..

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Douglas A3D/KA-3B Skywarrior (BuNo. 138944).

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Grumman (Eastern Aircraft) TBM-3E Avenger (BuNo. 53804).

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Grumman F9F-8T/TF-9J Cougar (BuNo. 147276).

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Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 158532), NK-500, C/N I-515.

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 (Articseahorse Photo)

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160414), AJ-201, C/N 270).

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160694).

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Link Trainer.

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LTV A-7B Corsair II (BuNo. 154548), 412.

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McDonnell F2H-2 Banshee (BuNo. 125052).

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McDonnell Douglas A-4B Skyhawk (BuNo. 142929), AH-300, C/N 11991.

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McDonnell Douglas A-4B Skyhawk (BuNo. 142675), Blue Angels 1, C/N 11737, mounted on a pylon at the entrance to the museum.

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McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (BuNo. 158722).

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McDonnell Douglas F-4A (F4H-1F) Phantom II (BuNo. 145315), WH, C/N 16.

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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet (BuNo. 161942), Blue Angels markings.

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 (Alan Wilson Photo)

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 “Yellow Peril” (Serial No. 002959), 703.

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North American SNJ-5 Texan (Serial No. 52020).

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North American T-28B Trojan (BuNo. 138271).

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North American Rockwell T2C Buckeye (BuNo. 158898).

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USS Lexington CV-16.

Many examples of aircraft that saw service in the various armed forces of the United States are currently being restored to flying status or preserved in museums in the state of Texas. Some of them have significant war records, and a few are currently standing as gate guardians outside their former airbases. These Warbirds are a permanent part of our modern history, and they deserve to be remarked upon and remembered.

This handbook provides a simple checklist of where the surviving military aircraft in Texas are located now, along with a few photographs and a brief history of their service in the US military. This book should spark your interest in some of the military aviation history that can be found in this warm and friendly state on America s Gulf Coast. Texas Warbird Survivors is specifically intended to provide a where are they guide for residents and visitors to Texas who are interested in its rich resources of historical military aircraft. Contact numbers are provided for the museums, should you be interested in learning more about each aircraft. Perhaps you will then choose to visit these museums in order to appreciate the rich resources of aviation heritage preserved on your behalf.

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